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Steuben teen dies in hiking accident near waterfalls

Family of a 16-year-old who was involved in a hiking accident earlier this week say he has died.

Blake Driskell, 16, of Addison was hiking near a waterfall with several friends. That waterfall, identified as one in Tuscarora, was the site of the accident, which happened when he slipped and fell.


The accident left him in a medically-induced coma at Strong Memorial Hospital for several days.

The Addison community helped raised $40,000 to assist with related expenses, according to a Facebook post by a family member.


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